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    • "Ville Dommange"

    • World War, 1914-1918; War damage; Streets; Ruins; Churches
    • "V.5. 'Ville Dommage' One mouth [sic] later church street July. 1918." A soldier with a medic's band on his arm stands in the street beside the gaping walls of a gutted building. Only a few portions of the walls stand and rubble fills the...
    • Identification of bodies

    • World War, 1914-1918; War casualties; Soldiers; Dead persons
    • "V.22. Identification before the funeral. South-West, Reims, July 1918." Soldiers stand along a row of bodies, which they examine. Many of the soldiers where armbands with a cross symbol. In the right foreground are three wooden crosses, and a city...
    • Soldiers identifying French and German corpses

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; War casualties--French; War casualties--German; Dead persons
    • "V.21. Identification of corpses: French (on the left), Boche (on the right). Reims July 1918" Two soldiers stand along a row of bodies. The soldier on the left bends toward the bodies while the one on the right appears to write on a small pad....
    • Reims, France, with soldiers in foreground

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Theaters; Palace of Justice (Reims, France); Ruins; War damage--France
    • "R 24 Reims Theatre Inside nothing left Palace of justice on the right the top of the Cathedral is visible" In the foreground two soldiers stand on a street with the stone theater building in the background and piles of rubble from ruined...
    • Soldiers and cooks among ruins in Oulches

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Soldiers--French; Soldiers--American; Cooks; War damage
    • "C.37. Oulches - The Cooks - Roulante Nov. 1917" There may be both French and American soldiers present in this photograph. Some of them, apparently cooks, stand to the left of center near large pots and cooking gear. Others stand in the background...
    • Soldiers in Craonelle

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Ruins; War damage--France
    • "C.28. Craonnelle. General View. 'Chemin des Dames' Aug 1917" Several soldiers stand and sit, posing for a group photograph, on a rubble pile with the ruined village in the background. Only a few of the village's buildings have some roof timbers...
    • First aid station in Sillery, France

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Medics; World War, 1914-1918--Medical aspects; Military medicine; First aid; Ruins; War damage
    • "V.23. Sillery, a first aid station" Most of the soldiers at this first aid station in Sillery, France wear armbands with cross symbols and appear to be medics. They are standing and sitting in a large group in front of buildings with damaged...
    • Soldiers in protective clothing

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Gas masks; Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous War use; Mustard gas; Chemical warfare
    • "V.24 After a bombarding (in the rear of the lines). Disinfection for mustard [gas] (with gas masks, rubber gloves on). Reims [illeg.] " Soldiers in protective clothing appear to be disinfecting an area for mustard gas while others look on. Two...
    • "Ville Dommange," church south of Reims

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Churches; Streets
    • "V.4. 'Ville Dommange' south of Reims church and main Street June.1918." View down a street lined with buildings, one of which is a church in the background. Two soldiers in a vehicle, as well as two on foot, appear to be moving toward the...
    • Bridge blown up by mine

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Bridges; Mines (Warfare); War damage
    • "R.18. Novion-Porcien. A bridge blown up by a late mine." Several soldiers are lined up on the bank across the river from the photographer, whose hand appears in the lower left. Two soldiers stand to the left of center near the water, while two...
    • American soldiers south of Reims

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers--American; Pianos; Recreation
    • "V.14. American Section ou [sic] the front south of Reims. Nogent.S.S.U.515." A group of American soldiers appear to be relaxing in a wooded area near Reims. On the left one is playing piano while others sit scattered around on chairs and at...
    • Ruined Verdun and Neuse River

    • World War, 1914-1918; Ruins; War damage
    • "L13 'Verdun' Destroyed and the Meuse river" Ruined buildings in Verdun crumble into the Meuse River, which fills the right of the image from foreground to background, where a bridge spans the river and more buildings are located.
    • Reims in ruins

    • World War, 1914-1918; Ruins; War damage--France
    • "R 23 Panorama of Reims destroyed station evenni 2 pictures- R22, R23" Rubble and broken remains of walls line both sides of a broad street in Reims, France following a battle during World War I. A few pedestrians are walking in the street. ...
    • Road between Oulches and Craonnelle

    • World War, 1914-1918; Roads; Ruins; War damage--France; Soldiers
    • "C.27. Oulches-Craonelle road (Chemin des Dames). Oct. 1917." Scattered piles of rubble and partial walls of ruined buildings line the street that curves from the left foreground to the image's center. A black soldier stands in the middle of the...
    • Outdoor Mass in Monaco

    • World War, 1914-1918; Outdoor religious services; Religious services; Cemeteries
    • "C.34. Mass in the wood Monaco. 1st Nov. 1917." Photographed from behind a large group of soldiers stands in a forest facing a makeshift altar built between the trees and decorated with garlands of evergreen draped above it. Rows of barbed wire...
    • German trench mortar

    • World War, 1914-1918; Mortars (Ordnance); Soldiers
    • "C.15 A boche trench-mortar of 240m/m (10in.), brought back from the lines by the Poilus. 1917" In a forest clearing several soldiers cluster in small groups, either working together or observing the workers. Six men in the foreground surround a...
    • Mined house ruins north of Reims

    • World War, 1914-1918; Mines (Warfare); Ruins; War damage--France
    • "R.13. Bernicourt. A mined house ruins north of Reims. Oct 1918." Four soldiers sit and another stands on the rubble and lumber ruins of a destroyed house north of Reims, France. Upright portions of walls remain in the background.
    • Headquarters and staff in ruins in Oulches

    • World War, 1914-1918; Military headquarters; Ruins; War damage--France
    • "C.36. Oulches. Headquarters and staff in the ruins Nov. 1917." To the right of center five soldiers stand on a road in front of a pile of rubble and the few remaining portions of a building's walls. Other ruined buildings fill the background.

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